Burkina Faso Military Spending/Defense Budget 1960-2022

Military expenditures data from SIPRI are derived from the NATO definition, which includes all current and capital expenditures on the armed forces, including peacekeeping forces; defense ministries and other government agencies engaged in defense projects; paramilitary forces, if these are judged to be trained and equipped for military operations; and military space activities. Such expenditures include military and civil personnel, including retirement pensions of military personnel and social services for personnel; operation and maintenance; procurement; military research and development; and military aid (in the military expenditures of the donor country).
  • Burkina Faso military spending/defense budget for 2020 was $0.38B, a 6.86% increase from 2019.
  • Burkina Faso military spending/defense budget for 2019 was $0.36B, a 17.05% increase from 2018.
  • Burkina Faso military spending/defense budget for 2018 was $0.31B, a 60.04% increase from 2017.
  • Burkina Faso military spending/defense budget for 2017 was $0.19B, a 27.83% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
Uganda $0.98B
Tanzania $0.66B
Mali $0.59B
Ethiopia $0.46B
Nepal $0.42B
Senegal $0.39B
Burkina Faso $0.38B
Democratic Republic of Congo $0.36B
Chad $0.32B
Afghanistan $0.28B
Niger $0.24B
Guinea $0.21B
Mozambique $0.15B
Rwanda $0.14B
Togo $0.12B
Somalia $0.10B
Malawi $0.09B
Madagascar $0.09B
Tajikistan $0.08B
Benin $0.07B
Burundi $0.07B
Central African Republic $0.04B
Sierra Leone $0.02B
Guinea-Bissau $0.02B
Liberia $0.02B
Gambia $0.01B
Haiti $0.00B
Burkina Faso Military Spending/Defense Budget - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2020 $0.38B 2.73%
2019 $0.36B 2.61%
2018 $0.31B 2.17%
2017 $0.19B 1.56%
2016 $0.15B 1.38%
2015 $0.15B 1.42%
2014 $0.18B 1.43%
2013 $0.17B 1.39%
2012 $0.15B 1.32%
2011 $0.14B 1.29%
2010 $0.12B 1.38%
2009 $0.13B 1.52%
2008 $0.12B 1.40%
2007 $0.11B 1.59%
2006 $0.07B 1.25%
2005 $0.07B 1.35%
2004 $0.07B 1.36%
2003 $0.05B 1.21%
2002 $0.04B 1.32%
2001 $0.04B 1.30%
2000 $0.04B 1.39%
1999 $0.04B 1.39%
1998 $0.04B 1.28%
1997 $0.04B 1.42%
1996 $0.04B 1.29%
1995 $0.04B 1.38%
1994 $0.03B 1.42%
1993 $0.06B 1.86%
1992 $0.07B 2.05%
1991 $0.07B 2.17%
1990 $0.08B 2.70%
1989 $0.07B 2.74%
1988 $0.06B 2.31%
1987 $0.05B 2.25%
1986 $0.05B 2.62%
1985 $0.03B 1.84%
1984 $0.03B 3.02%
1983 $0.03B 2.93%
1982 $0.03B 3.00%
1981 $0.03B 2.84%
1980 $0.04B 2.75%
1979 $0.03B 2.70%
1978 $0.03B 3.28%
1977 $0.02B 3.04%
1976 $0.02B 3.12%
1975 $0.02B 2.81%
1974 $0.01B 1.15%
1973 $0.01B 1.24%
1972 $0.00B 1.14%
1971 $0.00B 1.18%
1970 $0.00B 1.17%
1969 $0.00B 1.25%
1968 $0.00B 1.18%
1967 $0.00B 1.33%
1966 $0.00B 1.65%
1965 $0.00B 1.52%
1964 $0.01B 2.61%
1963 $0.01B 2.38%
1962 $0.00B 2.35%
1961 $0.00B 0.83%
1960 $0.00B 0.68%